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Re: Ideas for the ACSS module of CSS3

From: Ian Hickson <ianh@netscape.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2000 05:17:03 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)
To: Matthew Brealey <webmaster@richinstyle.com>
cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.21.0010130516060.496-100000@HIXIE.netscape.com>
On 13 Oct 2000, Matthew Brealey wrote:

> You wrote:	
> > 
> > On Fri, 13 Oct 2000, Sean Palmer wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi Everyone,
> > > I have come up with a few ideas for the plighted ACSS module of CSS3. If
> > > ACSS falls through, then they could be implemented elsewhere...let me know
> > > if anybody thinks they are valid ideas.
> > > 
> > > A negotiation thing (for navbar) (skip?)
> > > Allows uses to skip certain content of a document that may be repeated a
> > > lot:
> > > .navbar { skip: url(#content); }
> > 
> > .navbar { display: none; }
> 
> That's not quite right; I have actually thought that this was a 
> problem before. The navigation bars on RichInStyle.com 
> get repeated on each page, and I imagine this is quite annoying. I 
> think it's something like play-once in session; this would require 
> the browser to save ids that had been played. Or the ability to skip 
> the navigation bar; for example, to offer a prompt 'Do you want to 
> hear this damn navigation bar again?'

That's why you should put the navigation bar:

   1. in structural markup (not a table)
   2. at the bottom of the file

See, for example:

   http://www.bath.ac.uk/%7Esu8buncs/

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